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Agilent expands cell analysis portfolio with BioTek acquisition

19 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Agilent Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Agilent Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the privately owned BioTek Instruments for $1.165 billion.


Get ready for the AGTA Annual Conference

17 July, 2019

The AGTA Annual Conference covers all aspects of genomic science, technologies and their applications.


IDT and 3CR collaborate on custom genotyping service

12 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Integrated DNA Technologies

The partnership fuses IDT's oligo synthesis with 3CR's PACE Genotyping Master Mix and expertise in designing assays.


$6m investment in WA space sector

11 July, 2019

Western Australia will play a key role in the Australian Space Agency's efforts to triple the size of the nation's space industry.


Nominations for Fresh Science 2019 now open

09 July, 2019

Fresh Science helps researchers find the key, compelling 'story' in their work and then puts them in the spotlight, showcasing them to the public and the media.


Infectious diseases researcher wins Health Minister's Award

02 July, 2019

ANU's Dr Si Ming Man has won the annual Commonwealth Health Minister's Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research for 2018.


Australia and Singapore support women in STEM

01 July, 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced a series of partnerships in the Asia Pacific to support female leaders in business and STEM.


AXT to distribute stem cell solutions from StemBioSys

27 June, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

AXT has signed an agreement to distribute stem cell solutions from StemBioSys to researchers in Australia and New Zealand.


Macrogen invests in gut microbiome analysis

25 June, 2019

Microba, an Australian biotech company specialising in gut microbiome analysis, has received a $4.1 million investment from global precision medicine company Macrogen.


Thermo Fisher acquires HighChem but not Gatan

19 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed its acquisition of HighChem but terminated the agreement under which it would have acquired Gatan.


AMS appointed distributor for Bronkhorst flow instrumentation

17 June, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has been appointed the exclusive distributor for the Bronkhorst range of thermal, Coriolis and ultrasonic flowmeters and controllers for low flow rates of gases and liquids in Australia and its territories.


Shaping the science of tomorrow at TropAg 2019

17 June, 2019

From protecting beer production against climate variability to gene editing, the TropAg conference will feature a variety of discussions from food scientists and innovators.


SCHOTT to acquire Australian microfluidic expert MINIFAB

13 June, 2019 | Supplied by: SCHOTT Australia Pty Ltd

SCHOTT, an international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass ceramics, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Australian microfluidic company MINIFAB.


Leaders in STEM receive Queen's Birthday honours

12 June, 2019 by Lauren Davis

The Queen's Birthday honours have been issued once again, and in 2019 there was no shortage of representatives from the Australian STEM sector on the list.


Nominations now open for medtech, science awards

11 June, 2019

Medical technologists Australia wide, as well as scientists and researchers based in Victoria, are encouraged to nominate for several upcoming award opportunities.


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